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2002 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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2002 Virginia Cavaliers football team

2002 Virginia Cavaliers football
Continental Tire Bowl Champions
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Coaches #25
AP #22
2002 record 9–5 (6–2 ACC)
Head coach Al Groh
Offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave
Defensive coordinator Al Golden
Home stadium Scott Stadium
(Capacity: 61,500)
2002 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#21 Florida State   7 1         9 5  
#22 Virginia   6 2         9 5  
#13 Maryland   6 2         11 3  
#12 NC State   5 3         11 3  
Clemson   4 4         7 6  
Georgia Tech   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         7 6  
North Carolina   1 7         3 9  
Duke   0 8         2 10  
† – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia in the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's coach was coach Al Groh. They played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Coaching staff


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 22 7:30 PM Colorado State* Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (Jim Thorpe Classic) FSN L 29–35   57,120
August 31 3:30 PM at #5 Florida State Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL (Jefferson-Eppes Trophy) ABC L 19–40   79,406
September 7 7:45 PM #22 South Carolina* Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA ESPN W 34–21   60,171
September 21 3:00 PM Akron* Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA W 48–29   56,216
September 28 6:30 PM at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 38–34   25,883
October 5 12:00 PM at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC JPS W 27–22   17,638
October 12 12:00 PM Clemson Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA ESPN2 W 22–17   54,114
October 19 12:00 PM North Carolina Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA (South's Oldest Rivalry) JPS W 37–27   55,648
October 26 3:30 PM at Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA ABC L 15–23   42,727
November 9 3:30 PM at #10 Penn State* Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ABC L 14–35   108,698
November 16 12:00 PM #14 NC State Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA JPS W 14–9   53,371
November 23 5:30 PM #18 Maryland Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry) ESPN2 W 48–13   58,358
November 30 3:30 PM at #19 Virginia Tech* Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA (Commonwealth Cup) ESPN L 9–21   65,097
December 28 12:00 PM vs. #15 West Virginia* Bank of America StadiumCharlotte, NC (Continental Tire Bowl) ESPN2 W 48–22   73,535
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.


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